New York Times, Wednesday, February 28, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sheik's steed : ARAB
5. Perfect : IDEAL
10. Kett of comics : ETTA
14. Millstream : RACE
15. ___ Dame : NOTRE
16. "On Golden Pond" bird : LOON
17. Start of a quip : THEJOBSTRINGING
20. Evening social : SOIREE
21. Exxon Valdez, e.g. : OILER
22. River to the North Sea : YSER
23. Leather works : TANNERY
25. Played an accompaniment : RIFFED
28. Van Gogh lived here : ARLES
29. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
30. Kind of TV box or board : IDIOT
31. ___ Hurok, memorable impresario : SOL
34. More of the quip : VIOLINSDOESTAKE
38. Winter time in N.Y.C. : EST
39. Christmas carols : NOELS
40. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
41. Cursed : SWORE
42. Hungarian wines : TOKAYS
44. Road construction sign : ONELANE
47. W African republic : MALI
48. Hue : COLOR
49. Fla. city : DELAND
51. End of the quip : AGOODDEALOFGUTS
56. Finn's neighbor : LAPP
57. Where people get tired? : AKRON
58. Dust-bowl victim : OKIE
59. Pub drinks : ALES
60. Parts of some hammers : PEENS
61. Sense : FEEL
1. MOMA offering : ART
2. Stadium cheer : RAH
3. Experts : ACES
4. "In the day of prosperity ___ . . . ": Eccl. 7:14 : BEJOYFUL
5. Native : INBRED
6. Mommy, when Junior has the flu : DOSER
7. Major or kitchen follower : ETTE
8. J.F.K. posting : ARR
9. Aloha garland : LEI
10. Cities in Ill. and Scotland : ELGINS
11. Sheer linen : TOILE
12. Cosmetic preparation : TONER
13. Hopping mad : ANGRY
18. River to the Seine : OISE
19. Certain combos : NONETS
23. More combos : TRIOS
24. Medicinal plant : ALOE
25. Laudatory review : RAVE
26. Sacred wading bird : IBIS
27. Pedal pusher : FOOT
28. Confuse : ADDLE
30. Grenoble's department : ISERE
31. Casa component : SALA
32. Give the go-ahead : OKAY
33. Not so much : LESS
35. Private; secret : INWARD
36. High time : NOON
37. "The ___ Pelham One Two Three" : TAKINGOF
41. Sailboats : SLOOPS
42. Claws : TALONS
43. Norwegian king : OLAF
44. Fla. city : OCALA
45. Walnut: Sp. : NOGAL
46. Decamp for romance : ELOPE
47. Cantaloupe or honeydew : MELON
49. Challenge : DARE
50. University at Durham : DUKE
52. Skip stones : DAP
53. Squeeze by, with "out" : EKE
54. Ascot : TIE
55. Poivre's partner : SEL

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